Dr Osahon Enabulele, former President of the Nigerian Medical Association has emerged President-elect of the World Medical Association (WMA).
The obligatory President of Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) won the election after voting by the National Medical Associations of different countries. The victory invariably makes Dr Enabulele the first West African to become President-elect World Medical Association since the world health body’s establishment in 1947.
The Chief Consultant and Family Physician specialist will lead the World Medical Association between the year 2022 – 2023 . He triumphed over Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Nizami, President of the Pakistan Medical Association [a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery]
Dr. Enabulele in 2019 also became the 1st Nigerin to become a Council member in the world health body he also served in the capacity of a chairman to one of the three standing committees (Socio-Medical Affairs Committee – SMAC) of the World Medical Association following his election in Chile from 2019 – 2021
In line with the latest appointment, he is expected to give his presidential acceptance speech on October 15 in London during the renowned General Assembly of the World Medical Association.